You may also know is as the green gram, moong or mash. It originally hails from India but has become very popular in Chinese and Southeast Asian cuisine over the years. Low Calorie, full of protein, fibre and anti-oxidants, it also is a rich source of magnesium and vitamin B
Mung beans have a slightly sweet taste and can come fresh, dried or sprouted. They’re very versatile and typically enjoyed in soups, salads, stir-frys and curries.